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AATA OKs 5 New Lift-Equipped Buses

At its June 21, 2012 meeting, the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority Board approved the purchase of five new wheelchair lift‐equipped paratransit vehicles for $390,000 from Mobility Transportation Services. These vehicles are to be purchased using federal formula funds with matching funds from the State of Michigan. The vehicles are to be used for the AATA’s paratransit service, which is marketed under the name A-Ride.

The AATA’s capital and categorical grant program, on which a public hearing was held at the June 21 meeting, includes “5 Small Replacement Buses for Paratransit Service” with a federal share of $600,000.

This brief was filed from the downtown location of the Ann Arbor District Library, where the AATA board holds its meetings. A more detailed … [Full Story]